96 patient evaluations for Vitamin D

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Mar 6, 2014 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteopenia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: As of Monday my vitamin D level was perfect according to the labs!

Sep 29, 2009 (Started Jul 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for I am actually taking 5000 IU daily)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4800 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: seemed to work well at first then developed some cramping and headaches so I just decided to stop taking it. I might start again after i get a base line blood test.

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 5, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2013 (Started Jun 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 12, 2012 (Started Oct 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2012 (Started Feb 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin D deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50000 intl units Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Jul 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6000 intl units Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5000 intl units Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 3, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: When starting a supplement regimen, pay careful attention to the timing of your doses. I found that there were some supplements I could not take together or I wouldn't feel well. Since starting the supplements I have lost about 20 lbs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't over do it make sure to have have enough of all vitamins before taking large amounts of vitamin D. It is hard to pin point if anything I take has a direct substantial impact on MS as I take many many things. I feel that all of the supplements I take essentially defeat all issues I have with RRMS. This of course combined with a proper diet and consistent exercise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 19, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: I specifically take vitamin D3. I think this vitamin is great, it gives me energy and helps keep up a good mood. I take a very large dose (according to my doctor) but I don't care. I have heard of doctors that take 10,000 int units daily. I wonder if the effectiveness for MS is slated because people do not take enough to notice positive effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 7, 2012 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for possible defficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 intl units Daily
Advice & Tips: It's a nearly harmless inexpensive substance. I personally believe that for people that are rarely out side, D3 supplementation can have a very positive effect. 2000iu is about equal to 15min full body sunlight I deduce. I have read some unconventional doctors personally take 10000iu D3 a day. It seems to actually make me happy as an unexpected side effect. I believe I am much more healthy because of it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks
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